hepatica americana (round lobed hepatica) native

Size: 1 litre
  • AKA round-lobed liverwort, liverleaf
  • flowers vary in shades of blue. white and pink
  • evergreen three-lobed leaves on hairy stems
  • bloom time: spring
  • zone 3
  • height 7-10cm
  • spread 25-30cm
  • colour multi-coloured
  • grows best in an average to consistently moist, well-drained soil, in full to partial shade
  • do not prune to the ground in fall as the leaves nourish the plant during the winter months and provide added winter protection
  • slow to establish and does not like to be transplanted once it reaches its maturity
  • partial sun/shade, shade
  • native to ontario
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)